Catherine, do you remember when
we overthrew the government?
We had two sea-worthy boats, several thousand post-it notes,
and a hope beyond hope.
So with poems and drawings about subversive pretty things
we sent the whole thing toppling.

Shine your boots, move some lead,
catch a bullet with your head.
Dig a hole six feet deep,
catch a bullet with your teeth.

Catherine, do you remember when
we overthrew the government?
Shared our last regrets, and split half a cigarette,
and then we hopped in your Corvette.
And at the risk of the cliche, we wore scarves and black berets;
tell me is there any other way.

Walk the streets, break some bread,
catch a bullet with your head.
Claps your hands, stomp your feet,
catch a bullet in your teeth.

And the ghosts of these words
never tell us what they've heard.

And the words of these dream
never tell us what they mean.

They always leave it up to us
for to do what we must.

They always leave it up to us
for to trust who we trust.

Catherine, do you remember when
we overthrew the government?


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